Coming on the heals of the death of the Vergara challenge against teacher job protections, a new poll says that just three in ten support teacher-tenure laws.
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August 23, 2016
August 18, 2016
After negotiations broke down over a new contract, Cleveland teachers say they will go on strike on September 1.
July 11, 2016
North Carolina teachers would see their second pay bumps since the Great Recession, but veteran teachers are once again complaining about being left out.
May 27, 2016
Miami teachers are turning to a popular crowdsourcing site to fund a lawsuit over how the district is implementing a 2011 state law that mandated the adoption of merit-based pay scales.
March 18, 2016
While many teachers' unions have voiced support for master-teacher programs, some see New York's program as a thinly veiled merit-pay system.
November 19, 2015
Research shows that value-added does pick up performance information on teachers, but that doesn't mean it ought to be used for evaluation purposes.
September 24, 2015
After two years, students participating in a random-assignment evaluation showed slightly better reading scores than their counterparts in control schools.
August 28, 2015
Effective teachers signing onto a newly created initiative to mentor other teachers and reach more students could see thousands of dollars in additional pay.
July 08, 2015
A new report says that most changes to the systems fell hardest on the newest employees, who stand to make thousands less under them than those hired earlier.
June 19, 2015
Can districts use funds earmarked for specific groups of students for across-the-board teacher raises?